42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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Seattle
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St. Helena
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San Francisco
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Carmel
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 3 nights
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Miami
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Buffalo
— 1 night
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Washington DC
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New York City
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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom, browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom Rack, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Bellevue Square, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally browse the different shops at Pacific Place.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Seattle road trip planning tool.

Ahmedabad, India to Seattle is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13.5 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Seattle. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Ahmedabad in April; daily highs in Seattle reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Seattle

Side Trip

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Neighborhood
Pike Place Market
4.3
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Elliott Bay Book Company
4.8

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St. Helena

St. Helena ©

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars, learn about winemaking at VGS Chateau Potelle, then indulge your taste buds at Long Meadow Ranch - Rutherford Estate, and finally learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): do a tasting at Honig Vineyard & Winery, do a tasting at Alexander Valley Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, then learn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery, and finally stop by Woodhouse Chocolate.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our St. Helena trip planner.

Fly from Seattle to St. Helena in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in St. Helena: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

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Winery / Vineyard
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
4.6
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Must see
Gracianna Winery
4.8

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Nob Hill, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and visit SoMa.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from St. Helena to San Francisco by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from St. Helena in April, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, enjoy the sand and surf at China Cove and Gibson Beach, then stop by AiX, and finally admire the majestic nature at Asilomar State Beach.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Carmel day trip tool.

You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. May in Carmel sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Must see
Point Lobos
4.9

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, stop by Bergamot Station, then kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online attractions planner.

You can fly from Carmel to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Carmel in May, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Shopping Mall
Two Rodeo Drive
4.2

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Take a break from the city and head to La Jolla Cove and Lions, Tigers & Bears. You'll get in some beach time at Children's Pool and Mission Beach Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and stroll through Black's Beach.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Diego tour planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
For shopping fun, head to The Strip or The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and stop by Barneys New York.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas travel route planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Get outdoors at Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, cruise along East Rim Drive, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and get great views at Lookout Studio.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 0°C. You will leave for New Orleans on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
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Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
5.0

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): wander the streets of Magazine Street, then stop by Louisiana Music Factory, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Jackson Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Royal Street, then examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the New Orleans itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

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Historic Walking Area
Garden District
4.7
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Louisiana Music Factory
4.6
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Neighborhood
Royal Street
4.7

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Relax by the water at Discovery Cove and Andy Romano Beachfront Park. Go for a jaunt from Orlando to New Smyrna Beach to see Dolphin & Whale Watching about 1h 5 min away. Pack the 20th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in May, you will find days in Orlando are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Must see
Discovery Cove
4.7

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Miami

Miami ©

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Visiting Shark Valley Visitor Center and South Beach will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Lincoln Road and Collins Avenue. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Everglades National Park (Pa-hay-okee Trail, Anhinga Trail, &more). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Bayside Marketplace.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami trip builder app.

Fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Shopping

Side Trips

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Shopping Mall
Bayside Marketplace
4.0
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Wildlife Area
Anhinga Trail
4.6

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Head to The Hidden Countship and Principle Gallery Charlestonfor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to The Center for Birds of Prey and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Sullivan's Island Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Folly Beach Public Beach, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Charleston trip itinerary app.

Getting from Miami to Charleston by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Miami in May, expect Charleston to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, then wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, then get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then admire the striking features of Chicago Cultural Center, and finally admire the striking features of Reliance Building.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chicago trip planner.

Getting from Charleston to Chicago by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Charleston in May, things will get a bit cooler in Chicago: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
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Neighborhood
The Magnificent Mile
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Architectural Building
Chicago Cultural Center
4.7

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Buffalo

Buffalo

Queen City

The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Buffalo trip builder website.

Fly from Chicago to Buffalo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Buffalo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll set off for Washington DC on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nightlife

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Buffalo to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Buffalo - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
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Water Body
Tidal Basin
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Specialty Museum
National Air and Space Museum
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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New York City journey planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Must see
Central Park
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Neighborhood
Times Square
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Neighborhood
Fifth Avenue
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